Events Archives - Trade Events

De-risking offshore wind – Data and digital innovation

19th of January 2023 (14:00 – 15:00 GMT)

The offshore wind industry is seeing unprecedented growth with the EU and UK alone setting a target of at least 110 GW installed by 2030. This rapid growth creates both challenges and opportunities for the industry, it is vital the industry continues to develop new ideas and solutions to help de-risk projects and drive down costs.


Hydrogen webinar

17th May 2022 (11.00-12.30 CET)

Department for International Trade invites for the webinar about the role of hydrogen in energy transition. This will also be to showcase the UK’s hydrogen strategy and capability in the field.


Offshore Wind Development and Marine Environment Protection: Return on Experience and Innovative Solutions

29th March 2022 (10.30 – 12.00 CET)
Are massive offshore wind deployment and marine environment protection compatible? How has the UK approached this challenge?
Join us, Scottish Development International (SDI) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to hear from a range of British organisations, from policy to business, all with a strong experience and innovative approaches to marine environment protection.


Ocean Winds Showcasing UK Offshore Wind Experience

22th March 2022 (10.00 – 11.00 CET)

The UK has a very enviable record in the installation and operation of offshore wind farms. The cumulative offshore wind installed capacity has exceeded 11,000 MW.

There are many international developers engaged in the development of offshore wind on the UK waters. Ocean Winds, an international offshore wind energy company created by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE (50:50), is one of those and has sizeable presence in the UK. Just recently Ocean Winds has been awarded the rights to develop new offshore wind generation capacity in the outer Moray Firth in Scotland, as part of the ScotWind process run by Crown Estate Scotland.


Future Trends and Innovations in Offshore Wind

9th December 2021 (10.00 – 12.00 CET / 9.00 – 11.00 GMT)

The UK has a very enviable record in the installation and operation of offshore wind farms. The UK has been driving this market for many years now. And it is fair to say in the early stages the cost of offshore wind was incredibly high. The growth in offshore wind has been enabled by the extraordinary cost reduction that the industry has delivered in recent years, largely driven by advances in technology.


Lifetime Extension of a Wind Farm

23rd November 2021 (10:00 CET – 12:00 CET, 9:00 – 11:00 GMT)

The UK’s first demonstration offshore wind farm was installed in December 2000 off the Northumberland coast. It consisted of two 2MW Vestas wind turbines with a rotor diameter of 66m, on monopile foundations in about 10m water, less than 2km from shore.